Notifications may pop up any time on your iPhone or iPad if the device is connected with internet. Normally, nobody likes to peep into your device screen, but there are some ‘curious’ friends or colleagues, who like to indulge in shoulder surfing (even though they have a good head on their shoulders). To avoid such prying eyes, you can turn off or hide notifications previews on your iOS device. This tutorial tells you about how you can hide email notification previews from lock screen on iPhone and iPad in iOS 11.

In a day, you receive many emails from your friends or colleagues; while friendly messages may not put you in trouble if they are noticed by others, you should keep official communications concealed. To ensure your privacy, you need to disable email alerts on your iPhone or iPad in iOS 11.

How to Disable Email Notification Preview on iPhone and iPad in iOS 11

Step #1: Launch Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.

Open Settings on iPhone or iPad running iOS 11

Step #2: Now tap on Mail from the list.

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Tap on Mail

Step #3: Next, you need to tap on Notifications under ALLOW MAIL TO ACCESS section.

Tap on Notifications

Step #4: Here, on Notifications screen, tap on the email id for which you want to disable email notification previews.

Choose any email ID

Step #5: Under the OPTIONS section, you will see Show Previews.

Tap on Show Previews

Step #6: There are three options: Always, When Unlocked, and Never; select the Never.

Choose Never

Note that you can disable notifications preview for all email ID by just turning OFF Allow Notifications from Notifications screen.

Toggle OFF Allow Notifications

How to Disable Email Notification Preview from Showing Up on Lock screen on iPhone or iPad

Step #1: Go to Settings app from your iOS device.

Open Settings on iPhone or iPad running iOS 11

Step #2: Tap on Mail located after Accounts and Passwords.

Tap on Mail

Step #3: Press on Notifications Option.

Tap on Notifications

Step #4: Here you will find list of email id’s, tap on email ID for with you want to disable email notification previews from showing up on lock screen.

Choose any email ID

Step #5: Go to Show Previews.

Go to Show Previews

Step #6: Finally, select When Unlocked.

Choose When Unlocked

How to Enable Email Notification Preview on iPhone and iPad

Incase if you have changed your mind anytime and wants to enable it once again. Follow this below mentioned steps.

Step #1: Open Settings on your iOS device.

Open Settings on iPhone or iPad running iOS 11

Step #2:  Go to on Mail from the list.

Tap on Mail

Step #3: Press on Notifications located under ALLOW MAIL TO ACCESS section.

Tap on Notifications

Step #4: Now, tap on the email id for which you want to enable email notification previews.

Choose any email ID

Step #5: Tap on Show Previews.

Go to Show Previews

Step #6: There are three options: Always, When Unlocked, and Never; select the Always.

Choose Always

That’s it!.

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